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The challenge remains: healthcare needs reform
Comment by Robin Millar, Acting Chief Executive, 2020health On a day of changing faces around the Cabinet table, the Prime Minister has retained Jeremy Hunt as Secretary of State for Health – and he has retained the challenge of reforming the NHS. The pressures … Continue reading
Posted in EU, Health and Wellbeing, Health reform, Jeremy Hunt, NHS, NHS England, NHS reforms, Public Health Tagged Brexit, Health care, Jeremy Hunt, NHS, Obesity Leave a comment
New analysis reassures patients and doctors
Guest Blog by Dr Iseult Roche, Associate, 2020health New analysis from researchers at University of Manchester have found there is no weekend death effect for NHS emergency patients and that such a view, held by some, has been “a statistical … Continue reading
Mental Health Taskforce show services are still like having ambulances for only half the country
Our Comment on the Mental Health Five Year Forward View, published February 15th. Mental health services are still like having ambulances for only half the country – Questions on needs and costs are still unanswered. 2020health welcomes the emphasis on … Continue reading
What can be done to help rocket boost MedTech into everyday healthcare?
Guest Blog by Dr Michelle Tempest, Partner at Candesic, Health & Social Care Consultancy Despite MedTech being central to the future of healthcare, digital implementation often struggles to get into the top 3 priorities of stakeholders who have to contend … Continue reading
Posted in A&E, Department of Health, Hospitals, Innovation, NHS, NHS IT, Telehealth Tagged MedTech, NHS Leave a comment
2016: The Year for UK Medical Technology (MedTech)
Guest Blog by Dr Michelle Tempest, Partner at Candesic, Health & Social Care Consultancy Technology is everywhere. Your mobile phone is probably close at hand ready to break down the physical barriers of bricks and mortar. Technology rapidly advances in … Continue reading
Posted in Department of Health, Hospitals, Innovation, NHS, NHS IT, Technology, Telehealth Tagged digital, MedTech, NHS Leave a comment
Getting the Christmas Parties Started!
Guest Blog by Sian Porter, Consultant Dietitian & Spokesperson for the British Dietetic Association With the festive party season kicking off, there is a tangible sense of excitement and frivolity. For many of us the Christmas period is the one … Continue reading
Posted in Alcohol, Health and Wellbeing, Nutrition, Obesity, Public Health, Uncategorized Tagged 5-a-day, alcohol, British Dietetic Association, congeners, meal portions, NHS, nutrition Leave a comment
Junior Doctors’ Strike: ‘A question mark over NHS’ future’
The fundamental problem with the junior doctors’ dispute is that the contract negotiations are being undertaken in isolation from: i) sensible practical considerations ii) financial reality iii) international situation i) Practicalities 1. All weekend staffing needs to be reviewed if … Continue reading
Posted in Department of Health, Jeremy Hunt, NHS, NHS reforms Tagged GPs, health professionals, Junior Doctors, Junior Doctors Strike, NHS, NHS Staff, Spending Review Leave a comment
Do you ‘Know your Numbers’?
Guest Blog by Katharine Jenner, Chief Executive at Blood Pressure UK High blood pressure is the UK’s biggest silent killer with 16 million people in the country suffering from the condition. Worryingly though, as it is symptomless, only half of … Continue reading
NHS Costs and charging: Publicity, shame and complexity
Commenting on today’s press about Jeremy Hunt has created waves with his new plan to state the cost of medicines on the label and with his comment last night (July 2nd) on Question Time that he is not opposed to … Continue reading
Posted in Finance Tagged appointments, charges, costs, Jeremy Hunt, medicines, NHS, Waste Leave a comment
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